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Norfolk Southern participated in the location of 73 new industries and the expansion of 27 existing industries along its rail lines in 2011.

Patriot Rail Corp. has donated its 21-mile Mississippi & Skuna Valley Railroad to Calhoun and Yalobusha counties in Mississippi.

Hawaii's Honolulu Rail Transit Authority awarded a $38.8 million contract to AECOM Technical Services, Inc., to design the project's airport section of the elevated rail guideway.

Canadian Pacific sent a letter to its shareholders from John Cleghorn, Chairman of the Board of Directors. In the letter, Cleghorn explained CP's Multi-Year Plan, which has three key elements: driving volume growth, expanding network capacity to safely and efficiently support higher volumes and c ...
For four straight weeknights beginning Monday, January 9, a small army of Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit workers will perform more than 300 maintenance tasks in stations and tunnels along a segment of the Lexington Avenue 4, 5 and 6 Line stretching between Grand Centr ...
Alaska Railroad Corporation hired Dale Wade as vice president of business development. Wade started his new position on January 3, 2012. The vice president of business development is responsible for ARRC Business Development Division activities including the marketing, promotion, sales, pricing, ...

C. L. "Larry" Laurello of Saybrook, Ohio, passed away on Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at his home.



Colo Railroad Builders appointed Cene Cooley as vice president of operations in Texas.

Robert Stromsted has been named a senior vice president at Parsons Brinckerhoff.

In his new position, Stromsted will be responsible for strategic planning and business development. He will be based in the firm's New York office.

Ron Bird has accepted the position of vice president of Watco Transload and Intermodal Services Development. Bird will be based in Houston, Texas, at Greens Port Industrial Park, where he will be responsible for transload and multi-modal growth through existing and future Watco distribution chann ...
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